Darius Rucker says Dolphins still make him cry

Darius Rucker is one of the biggest sports fans in music, and his most famous song, Hootie & The Blowfish’s “Only Wanna Be With You,” contains the admission that his favorite NFL team, the Dolphins, often bring him to tears.
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Darius Rucker is one of the biggest sports fans in music, and his most famous song, Hootie & The Blowfish’s Only Wanna Be With You, contains the admission that his favorite NFL team, the Dolphins, often bring him to tears.

In a new profile from NBC Sports’ Joe Posnanski, Rucker, who has gone on to a successful solo career as a multi-platinum country artist, admits that the line from the song still rings true, as Miami’s struggles still bring him to tears.

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“It’s like the Dolphins, man. I’m still crying over them. That will just make it better when they win.”

The article contains many other wonderful stories about the singer and his sports connections, including his friendship with NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson and his constant search for golf courses while out on tour.

– Brendan Maloy